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Shepherd writeup

Shepherd Writeup for "Proof-of-Possession Key Semantics for JSON Web
Tokens (JWTs)"

1. Summary

The document shepherd is Kepeng Li. The responsible Area Director is
Kathleen Moriarty.

   This specification defines how to express a declaration in a JSON Web
   Token (JWT) that the presenter of the JWT possesses a particular key
   and that the recipient can cryptographically confirm proof-of-
   possession of the key by the presenter.  This property is also
   sometimes described as the presenter being a holder-of-key.

This specification is a Standards Track RFC describing a solution
component described in the OAuth 2.0 Proof-of-Possession architecture
(see draft-ietf-oauth-pop-architecture).

2. Review and Consensus

The document was developed by the working group based on the
requirements and architecture described in
There is strong consensus behind this work.

This document contains an IANA consideration section and requires
registration into an existing registry and a new registry to be created.

The document contains JSON examples, which have been validated using
One example is only a JSON snippet and does not contain valid JSON.

3. Intellectual Property

Each author has confirmed conformance with BCP 78/79. There are no IPR
disclosures on the document.

4. Other Points

All normative references have been finalized.